Day One: Part One: Read the text silently and annotate the text using the symbols below. Take notes on the important facts and details.
Day TWO: Part Two: Read the text again, discuss and answer the comprehension questions
1. What do you think the phrase "snail mail is going the way of the dinosaurs" mean? 2. Which of the 10 reasons given do you believe is the most important reason? Why? 3. What does the term "city dwellers" and "rural areas" in reason 7 mean? 4. IN reason 10, it states, "the Postal Service holds the monoploy on mailbox deliveries". What does monopoly mean? Do you think having a monopoly on mail service is good or bad? 5. Do you think the USPS is still needed? Did your answer from the last article change after reading this article? Why or Why not?